13 days in Amsterdam, The Hague & Huizen Itinerary

13 days in Amsterdam, The Hague & Huizen Itinerary

Created using Inspirock The Netherlands vacation planner

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Amsterdam
— 5 nights
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The Hague
— 4 nights
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Huizen
— 2 nights
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Amsterdam

— 5 nights

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Dutch Costume Museum and Dutch Costume Photo Studio has been added to your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting Amsterdam side-trips: Haarlem (Grote Markt, Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo), &more) and Speeltoren (in Edam). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at ARTIS, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience, and have fun and explore at NEMO Science Museum.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Amsterdam journey builder.

Calgary, Canada to Amsterdam is an approximately 12-hour flight. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from Calgary to Amsterdam due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Calgary in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of 15°C in Amsterdam. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to drive to The Hague.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

The Hague

— 4 nights

Judicial Capital of the World

Known as the "judicial capital of the world," The Hague is the center for everything official in the Netherlands: the home of the Dutch government and parliament, the workplace of the King and Queen, and the base of many international affairs such as the International Court of Justice and the International Criminal Court.
Change things up with these side-trips from The Hague: Rotterdam (Euromast, Kijk-Kubus, &more). The adventure continues: walk around Delftse Hout, make a trip to Beestenmarkt, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Old Church, and examine the collection at Royal Delft - Koninklijke Porceleyne Fles.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read The Hague trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Amsterdam to The Hague takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in The Hague are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel to Huizen.

Things to do in The Hague

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Huizen

— 2 nights
Huizen is a municipality and a village in the Netherlands, in the province of North Holland.The name "Huizen" is Dutch for "houses" and this usage has been linked to the belief that the first stone houses in the region appeared here. On the 29th (Sat), pause for some serene contemplation at Kerkelijk Gebouw, take an in-depth tour of Klederdracht- en Visserijmuseum, make a trip to Spakenburg Windmill, then don't miss a visit to Stellingkorenmolen De Windhond, and finally don't miss a visit to Muziekboot. On the next day, take a leisurely stroll along Huizen Haven Van 't Gooi, stroll through Tafelbergheide, then admire the striking features of voormailge Pieterskerk Eemnes of "Het Dikke Torentje", and finally get a new perspective on nature at Geologisch Museum Hofland.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Huizen travel route planner.

You can drive from The Hague to Huizen in 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Huizen

Museums · Wildlife · Parks · Childrens Museums

Side Trips